Tulsa Shock vs. Minnesota Lynx - 6/21/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Lynx (5-1) vs. Tulsa Shock (5-1)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Lynx -10 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CST
The Tulsa Shock and Minnesota Lynx square off Sunday night at the Target Center.
The Tulsa Shock look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Tulsa Shock are averaging 81.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting and are allowing 71 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Plenette Pierson is averaging 16.3 points and 5.5 rebounds while Skylar Diggins is averaging 15.7 points and 4.5 assists. Riquna Williams is dishing 1.7 assists and Karima Christmas is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Tulsa Shock have topped 80 points in their last two games, and they’re shooting 39.6 percent from deep on the season. The Shock have scored no less than 73 points in five of their six games. The Shock are doing this without their leading scorer Odyssey Sims, who is out with a knee injury.
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The Minnesota Lynx look to build on their 5-1 start and remain unbeaten at home. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 77 points on 46.4 percent shooting and are allowing 67.7 points on 38.5 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 16.5 points and 5.8 rebounds while Seimone Augustus is averaging 15.7 points and 2.5 assists. Lindsay Whalen is dishing 4.7 assists and Rebekkah Brunson is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx have four double-digit scorers, and they’ve topped 70 points in four of their six games. The Minnesota Lynx are also first in total defense, allowing 59 or less points in back-to-back games and 67.7 points on the season overall. Tricia Liston is questionable with a back injury.
The Shock are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a S.U. win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference. The Lynx are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Shock are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Both teams have gotten off to impressive starts and are playing as well as any team in the league. Not sure how ayone can turn down 10 free points with the Shock.